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[DSA592] DSA-592-1 ez-ipupdate Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
DSA-592-1 ez-ipupdate

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Ulf Härnhammar from the Debian Security Audit Project discovered a
format string vulnerability in ez-ipupdate, a client for many dynamic
DNS services. This problem can only be exploited if ez-ipupdate is
running in daemon mode (most likely) with many but not all service
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 3.0.11b5-1woody2.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 3.0.11b8-8.
We recommend that you upgrade your ez-ipupdate package.

Solution :
Threat Level: High

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